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daughter, liz cheney, who has said she's running for u.s. senate in wyoming. they spoke at the freedom conference dinner. that was hosted by the steamboat institute in colorado. we will have that tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. eastern time here on c-span. , outgoing homeland security secretary janet napolitano will say farewell from the press club. she was the first woman to head the department and was head of the department for four years. her remarks are at 10:00 a.m. eastern. >> c-span -- we bring public affairs events from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, and conferences and offering complete apple to gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. we are c-span, created by the cable tv industry 35 years ago and funded by your local cable and satellite provider. .ow, you can watch us in hd >> turning to serious health -- the u.s. has confirmed it has reached an agreement with the syrian government to allow inspectors to visit the site of an alleged emma: attack a suite near damascus.
watch dogs on protesters. it has only been months since the u.s. supreme court rolled back voting rights. every day in fact every 30 minutes a child is a victim of gun violence. so the whites only signs may be gone but there's still signs of injustice all around us. children born poor today are likely to stay poor. high poverty schools where kids need so much are given the least. and discrimination based on race or sexual orientation may no longer be legal, but it is still lethal. martin luther king jr. and others understood the intersection between racial equality and economic justice. the civil rights struggle is a struggle for good jobs and decent wages. and no while not the only solution they got, that educational opportunities is the highway to economic opportunity, which is why we must reclaim the promise of public education. and as i close, let me just say this, we stand here today as students, my friend and brother lee saunders, and myself, 50 years ago another gay person had to be in the shadows. but today i speak as a teacher, a worker, a labor activist, and a gay person deeply
be targeting u.s. government or private american interests. that travel alert is set to expire at the end of the month. this morning on nbc's "meet the press," two senators talked about the situation. senator saxby chambliss, the top republican on the senate intelligence committee, talked about the alert. iowa senator dick durbin talked about the embassy security. we will take a look at that now. >> the chatter out there -- chatter means conversation among terrorists about the planning that is going on. very reminiscent of what we saw pre-9/11. we did not take heed on 9/11 the way that we should. i think it is very important that we do take the right kind thelanning as we come to close of ramadan. we know that is always an interesting time for terrorists. we are also, what, 38 days, 37 days away from the september 11 anniversary. are paying very, very close attention to the chatter that is going on and i can tell you, david, this is the most serious threat that i've seen in the last several years. >> can i just press a little bit? what makes it so serious? is it the nature of what the att
more jobs i'm being here. our approach is not working. want us to think about it today. i am not an education expert. i am a mechanical engineer. i have gone to work in extraordinary projects. i want to cruise through some andgs i think have changed areas we might consider. indicative of things we want to change. red is english. you see spanish, portuguese. if we google search, you can think of it in an internet way. this has never happened before. it means we can really think differently and are available to each other to solve problems and to collaborate in extraordinary ways. i wanted to flip a couple of images of things that show that. come adjacent. they just finished computer science undergrad degrees. this is the same we have in silicon valley. this is where techies gather. this culture is emerging throughout the world. i/o, we haveoogle not only the people who physically gather in san francisco, but we have more than one million people who are considered partners all around the world. i think about the amazing ted conference, ideas worth sharing. like thisa movement w
years ago and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. now, you can watch us in hd. >> a look at the unfolding situation in syria and how humanitarian efforts are being carried out. million refugees have left for neighboring countries. from washington journal, this is 20 minutes. host: joining us next is dr. ron waldman, president of doctors of the world usa, joining us to talk about the group's activities among the world with refugees, in particular the syrian refugee camp from which he has recently returned. thank you for being with us. this is a photo in this week's "new york" magazine with an article and a photograph of a camp. it is open two weeks. it is now home to 120,000 people. the population of hartford, conn. you were recently at this camp. it looks like largely a tent city. what was your experience like? guest: a very large encampment of refugees. it is now the second largest refugee camp in the world after the one in northern kenya. it is the third or fourth largest city in jordan. it is no longer as much of a tent city. there are more signs of permanence as the s
ac civil liberties and all the other constitutional guarantees that make us unique among the nations of the world and the greatest nation in the history of the world. i have been a litigator for 40 years. i have never doubted that the scores of judges that i have litigated before have a commitment to rights and privacy and all the constitutional rights. i have no doubts about the fisa judges pushing back and having a commitment to the law. in appearance, the system is failing fast. it is failing to maintain the trust and credibility of the american people. they want to be protected from terrorists, at the same time, also protected from the degradation of constitutional rights. i'm changing the appointment and selection procedure so that the appearance and reality of diversity of you and aggressive protection of constitutional rights is maintained and enhanced. i'll introduce this bill tomorrow. it will involve circuit court judges in the appointment process with the continued involvement of the chief justice. it would change the fisa court of review process. i have found that, in my
-- on bases? >> i can speak from my experience. you're right, there is a strong correlation between the use of alcohol and these crimes. we have taken steps to limit alcohol in the barracks, to have our noncommissioned officers and officers enforce those standards in terms of the sale of alcohol and post. in many posts, we would have our 24-hour shop that can sell alcohol. when places would close down off post, troops would come on post and purchase more alcohol. many posts of gone to a restricted time frame on alcohol sale after a certain time, some as early as 10:00 in the evening. this is something we have looked at. commanders have often taken steps individually to curb this. >> my question is, are you thinking about unifying that? are you thinking of the best practices, guidelines for alcohol? >> what i just talked about has been discussed. in the meetings i have been in, we have not discussed it in the form of making it, across the services. we have left it to command at this point. >> thank you, everyone, for joining us today. we will see you in here soon. [indiscernible] >> we are a
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